He Is Feeding Thy Horses – Alma 18:8-10

8 And it came to pass that king Lamoni inquired of his servants, saying: Where is this man that has such great power?
9 And they said unto him: Behold, he is feeding thy horses. Now the king had commanded his servants, previous to the time of the watering of their flocks, that they should prepare his horses and chariots, and conduct him forth to the land of Nephi; for there had been a great feast appointed at the land of Nephi, by the father of Lamoni, who was king over all the land.
10 Now when king Lamoni heard that Ammon was preparing his horses and his chariots he was more astonished, because of the faithfulness of Ammon, saying: Surely there has not been any servant among all my servants that has been so faithful as this man; for even he doth remember all my commandments to execute them.
Ammon had ambitious goals: he wanted to preach the gospel to a group of people whom he had been told were beyond saving. However, as shown in the passage above, the daily activities which helped him to achieve these goals were modest and simple. The goal might have been salvation for the Lamanites, but the immediate task was feeding the horses. 
Today, I will remember that my small efforts on seemingly inconsequential activities and duties can contribute to the accomplishment of great things. I will  fulfill my duties cheerfully, knowing that, by doing so, I am investing in long-term goals.
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